London, South Kensington
23 March 2000
Seventeen W.T. Copeland & Sons Ltd. octagonal dessert plates
each painted with a titled landscape view by W. Birbeck, including British castles and North Italian vistas, within gilt foliate borders reserved on a dark-blue-ground, each titled to the reverse, printed green marks, third quater 19th century (some surface scratches, two with rim chips) -- 24cm. diam.
See colour plate 2 (17)
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Please note that a total of four plates, rather than two, have rim chips.
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